Cooking for that first date or simply cooking for two should not be a daunting experience. Here Celebrity Chef, Terry Miller, shares a popular Chinese recipe for two.
3 x 15ml spoons olive oil
3 red peppers; cored, seeded and sliced into rings
1 x 5ml spoon salt
2 x 15ml spoons water
1lb chicken meat, cut into 1 inch pieces
1 oz root ginger, finely chopped
pinch of brown sugar
2 x 5ml spoons dry sherry
1 x 5ml spoon cornflour
2 x 5ml spoon soy sauce
- Heat 1 tablespoon of the oil in a pan. Add the pepper rings and salt; stirfry for 1 minute. Add the water and simmer until the liquid has evaporated.
- Remove the peppers from the pan and set aside. Heat the remaining oil in the pan.
- Add the chicken and ginger and stir fry for 1 minute. Stir in the sugar and sherry. Dissolve the cornflour in the soy sauce and add to the pan.
- Simmer, stirring, until thickened. Add the pepper rings and cook for 1 minute. Serve hot.